June 23-26, 2016 Rothbury, Michigan

2016 Plug In Programs

Luminaria Submissions 2016 Learn more!

Luminaria Submissions 2016

Luminarias are memories and hopes in the form of LED candles and art.

MapMakers Applications closed


HQ invites the artistically inclined to become live artists at the festival by creating a one of a kind map of Electric Forest 2016.

Her Forest Learn more!

Her Forest

With a focus on Connection, Inspiration, and Comfort, Her Forest is a collaboration between Forest Family who identify as women.

UnMEDIAted Photographer Apply Now!

UnMEDIAted Photographer

Join the 2016 Electric Forest Photo Crew and work on your own special assignment!

Playlist Monthly Submissions Apply Now!

Playlist Monthly Submissions

Help everyone discover and support all the talented music makers who are headed to Rothbury in June!

The Electric Glen Find it in The Forest!

The Electric Glen

In addition to demos of the latest hardware and software, the glen hosts panels and workshops with some of the biggest names on the Electric Forest lineup.

Monarch Applications closed


The Monarch Program offers one of the greatest prizes in the Forest Kingdom - the opportunity to bring your vision to The Forest!

Hoop Troupe Applications Closed

Hoop Troupe

Presenting the 2016 Hoop Troupe!

The Untz Challenge VII Applications closed

The Untz Challenge VII

Two lucky up-and-coming producers will win the chance to perform at Electric Forest and other festivals!


Sticker Design

Design an official sticker for Electric Forest - and have your art spark stories for years to come!

Electric Forces Build Crew Applications closed

Electric Forces Build Crew

The Electric Forces Build Crew is an opportunity to be of service with brothers and sisters from the military behind the scenes of the festival.

Art Installation Sponsorship Applications Closed

Art Installation Sponsorship

If you have a great art idea sparked by The Forest, the Installation Sponsorship program is your chance to bring your dreams to life.